Roses are a joy in any garden. To keep deer away from your beautiful roses, you need to make smart plant selections.
Early spring is when roses are most vulnerable. Spray deer repellent early in the season, so that they don't graze on new growth with tender thorns and new rosebuds.
Ragusa: The Big Ragu of Deer-Resistant Roses
Deer-resistant Rugosa rose flowers have a strong, clove-like scent. You'll love the way it perfumes your garden, but deer won’t find it appetizing.
Browse our inventory for an array of Ragusa varieties that yield copious pink, white or velvety red blooms.
Rugosa roses are built with some extra deer protections, too, such as thorny and bristly canes and rough, leathery leaves. Rugosa roses just aren't worth it to Bambi, but you'll love and appreciate their beauty and fragrance.
Oso Easy® Hot Paprika®: A Beautifully Spicy Deer-Resistant Rose
These brightly colored roses bloom for months on end in lavish displays of cupped, rounded flowers surrounded by lush, dark green foliage. Like Ragusa roses, these beauties smell great to humans — and attract lots of butterflies with their easy-access nectar — but are unappetizing to deer. These cold-hardy and drought-tolerant roses require no pruning or dead-heading and look impossibly pretty through the first frost with almost no effort.
Other deer-resistant roses include the charming Lemon Drift® and impressive Blanc Double de Coubert.
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Nature Hills Nursery is committed to providing the highest quality plants shrubs and trees. Our plant experts are here to help you choose, plant and care for the trees and plants that fill your life with joy. Find tips from our gardening experts on rose care and more in our informational library.
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